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David Lambert Chief Executive Geographical Association
Making Poverty … … …GEOGRAPHY?
Making Poverty History G8 summit (July 2005, Scotland) Commission for Africa (March 2005) UN Decade for sustainable development (2005)
Making Poverty History G8 summit (July 2005, Scotland) Commission for Africa (March 2005) UN Decade for sustainable development (2005) …… Seize the moment!
Things to avoid
Making Geography History!
Establishing the value of geography in education: Physical systems Human organisation Interdependence
Establishing the value of geography in education: Space and place Spatial scale Pupils lives (and the future)
Professor Doreen Massey Open University (David M Smith annual lecture, 2004)
The Commission for Africa
Responding to the Millenium Development Goals in the context of Africa.
The Millenium Development Goals Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality Reduce child mortality
The Millenium Development Goals Improve maternal health Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other disease Ensure environmental sustainability Develop global partnership for development
The Millenium Development Goals www.un.org/milleniumgoals (and many others!)
Anna Tibaijuka Executive Director of the UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) Launch of the Commission for Africa Report
How can we ensure that school geography helps young people engage positively with this opportunity?
what knowledge and understanding? which key ideas? what skills?
How can we ensure that school geography helps young people engage positively with this opportunity? The case for GA Africa Project?
Getting Started: Bringing the global dimension into geography DfES DEA/GA Scour the Exhibition for lesson materials
Andrew Hutchinson Save the Children Fund The Young Lives Pack (SCF/GA)
TOWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL What is missing?. World Attention WSIS WSIS UN ICT TF UN ICT TF Millenium Development Goals MDGs half extreme.
The Millennium Development Goals Indicators & Trends
UNICEFs Social Policy Agenda and the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities Regional Workshop, Panama 1-2 July 2008 Gaspar Fajth Chief, Social Policy.
Child Friendly Cities Initiative
Objectives To understand the concept of Geopolitics To understand and consider how Geopolitics affects food supply To consider the merits of free trade.
Development, creative industries, democracy and Africa
The Good Global Citizen A Young Person’s Guide to Changing the World
To act justly and to love mercy And to walk humbly with your God.
1 Mobile Technologies and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Reaching the unreachable.
The Millennium Development Goals the fight against global poverty and inequality.
Millennium Developmental Goals for Millennium Goals End Poverty and World Hunger Achieve Universal Primary Education Promote Gender Equality.
Report Card for the World By Lin Carlson and Joanne Dufour Monitoring Progress Toward Meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
Millennium Development Goals Dashboard: Child Mortality Reduction Katie Dunn.
What are the causes of extreme poverty, and what policies have been most effective for improving the lives of the poorest of the poor? Sadiq Farouk Labaran.
Energy and the Millennium Development Goals. What are the Millennium Development goals? In 2000 a large number of countries around the world who form.
Millennium Campaign Matthew Stoeckley.
Millennium Development Goals. At the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000, world leaders met to develop a plan to improve the quality of life in developing.
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS. 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day Reduce.
By Bhumi Patel BIOL 402 Spring Millennium Declaration 189 countries Mapped out eight key objectives.
“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural
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